News archive from 14 May 2016, page 1

Bring sexist bosses to heel

WOMEN who joined the #fawcettfridayflats campaign yesterday struck a blow against discriminatory dress codes that force them into footwear that’s both painful and bad for their health. That a City firm as well-known as PriceWaterhouseCoopers can...

 

Don’t mention the Tory meltdown

Media bias is strengthening Jeremy Corbyn’s hand as Labour leader while the real story being missed is the disintegration of the Tories, says PAUL DONOVAN THE Labour right and the media’s unified opposition to the leadership of Jerermy Corbyn has...

 

Civil liberties in troubled times

TRISH LAVELLE explores the relevance of the Levellers’ movement to today’s political world THIS weekend, hundreds of people will gather in Burford, Oxfordshire, to consider the influence of the Levellers of 1649 on our struggles in 2016 Tory Britain....

 

Simple spicy red bean spread

This is a very cheap, tasty way to fill sandwiches or pitta bread or cover a slice or eight of toast. It goes perfectly with a cold beer after a hard day at whatever you have a hard day at, especially if your part of the world gets any more (or any)...

 

Nobbs hopes WSL doesn’t fold like US league

Arsenal vice-captain Jordan Nobbs yesterday warned the Women’s Super League against going down the same route as its United States counterpart — which was forced to fold three years ago. As the WSL continues to flourish, more and more players are...

 

FA worried by WSL competitiveness

Duopoly of teams starting to dominate English football The increased success of Chelsea in the Women’s Super League and FA Cup is worrying the Football Association, its director of participation and development said yesterday. The Blues step out at...

 

Flores feels the sting as Watford sack him

A PROLONGED cup run can no longer gurantee a manager time in a job after Watford announced Quique Sanchez Flores will be replaced at the end of the season. Flores led the Hornets to the FA Cup semi-final and secured their Premier League status for...

 

Seagulls on my mind

On the road with Attila the Stockbroker It had all started so well. Two fantastic gigs on May Day: first, an afternoon spot at the 0161 Anti-Fascist Festival in Manchester at Moston Miners’ Club, right next to Broadhurst Park, home of fan-owned...

 

Tokyo governor ‘sorry’ for private use of funds

But unrepentant Masuzoe says £248k family resort trips were within the law TOKYO Governor Yoichi Masu­zoe apologised to the public yesterday for repeated use of political funds for private purposes but insisted that his actions were within the law....

 

Abuse of power charges complete fall of ex-Hu aide

CHINESE state prosecutors announced yesterday the indictment Ling Jihua, former top aide to ex-president Hu Jintao, on charges of taking bribes, illegally obtaining state secrets and abuse of power. Mr Ling also once served as head of the Communist...

 

Miners granted class suit over disease

SOUTH African trade unionists celebrated yesterday after a Johannesburg court ruled that gold miners who contracted lung diseases while working underground can launch a class-action suit against mining companies. Deputy Judge President Phineas...

 

Moving in the right direction

Labour can win as the anti-austerity party under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership in 2020 writes Diane Abbott MP IF I had to sum up the situation for Labour in last week’s elections in one phrase, I would say: “Steady progress.” As party leader Jeremy...

 

Jez we can win, but does the media listen?

Last week’s results should make us proud – but could we have done even better without the campaign to undermine Corbyn? asks CHRISTINE SHAWCROFT HOW many successful elections has Jeremy Corbyn got to preside over before his critics concede he may have...

 

Morgan’s white paper remains a menace

While Tory U-turns on schools policy are to be welcomed, parents and teachers still have much to be concerned about, writes SARAH CARTER LAST Friday, teachers, parents and their supporters secured an important victory as the government was forced into...

 

An engagement with socio-political injustice

Christine Lindey is captivated by an intelligently and deftly curated exhibition that does justice to Mona Hatoum – an important living artist Mona Hatoum, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 Mona Hatoum manages the rare feat of creating art about...

 


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